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2018

2018 Annual Report


Cancer-related financial toxicity is a national crisis. Families fighting cancer are overwhelmed by lost income and increased out-of-pocket costs assocated with treatment. As a result, they face higher mortality rates, the inability to stick to their treatment plans and bankruptcy.

45,000 45,000 Georgians are diagnosed with cancer every year.

73% of cancer patients will experience some form of financial toxicity.

31% of patients cut oral medications in half

Only one third of cancer patients continue working full time after their diagnosis.

38% postpone or do not fill prescriptions

29% of patients skip doctors appointments due to cost

42% of insured cancer patients reported a significant or catastrophic financial burden

Patients from high-poverty areas relapse earlier than patients in lowpoverty areas


MISSION

VISION

WHO WE ARE

WHY WE WERE FOUNDED


Dan & Diane Davis John & Susan Barrett Hodgson & Hodgson


MARCH

JANUARY

MAY FEBRUARY

APRIL


OCTOBER JUNE

DECEMBER

AUGUST

NOVEMBER

JULY SEPTEMBER

AUGUST


HOUSING

TRANSPORTATION

2018,

$351,000

UTILITIES

725 NUTRITIONAL ASSISTANCE

MEDICINE


THE CANCER FOUNDATION REFERRING PROFESSIONALS ATHENS

$350,000 725 individuals 19 counties.

ATLANTA

AUGUSTA CONYERS COVINGTON GAINESVILLE GREENSBORO TOCCOA


76

447 2018Â INCOME BREAKDOWN $1,750,000

$1,312,500

$27,963

$875,000

$437,500

To ta l

En do w m en t

Ev en ts

In di vi du al D on or

G ra nt s

In

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PATIENTÂ AGE 35-50 14%

Native American 1% Hispanic 4% Asian PATIENT ETHNICITY/RACE 1%

51-64 44%

TOP 5 COUNTIES SERVED

18-34 3% 65+ 39%

TYPE OF ASSISTANCE GIVEN IN 2018

40%

African American 36%

White 58%

30% 20% 10%

PRIMARY CANCER TYPES Uterine SERV ED IN 2018 8% Prostate 11%

In su ra nc M e ed ic at io Eq n ui pm en t N ut rit io n U R til en i t/M ties Tr ortg an ag sp e or ta tio n

0%

Breast 42% Colon 15%

Lung 24%


Jeff Blake


Patricia Nesbitt


Beverly Johnson


Recognizes donors whose cumulative lifetime gifts total $100,000

In honor of Skip Cathey In memory of Andy Johnson

Don and Suzanne Leebern Jessica Wallace Tolbert and James Wallace

Donation from the Briscoe Family Foundation at the Athens Area Community Foundation

In honor of Carolyn Hansen

Recognizes donors who contribute $10,000-$99,999 annually

In memory of Helen von Richthofen and Donna Garrett Keith In honor of Kitty Meyran

Donation from the Irving Family Fund at the Athens Area Community Foundation

Donation from the Cindy and Wayne Lester Family Fund at the Athens Area Community Foundation

In honor of Dr. Petros Nikolinakos In honor of George Dougherty Donation from the Wiggans Family Fund at the Athens Area Community Foundation

Recognizes donors who contribute $1,000-$9,999 annually In memory of Jack Sharp In memory of Barbara Ayer In memory of Jack Sharp In memory of John A. Bleyle In honor of Dr. George Dougherty In honor of Ricky and Sandy Bostelman


In memory of Barbara Ann Ayer

In honor of Brooke Stortz In memory of Jim Stortz

In honor of Ken Sherman and Brooks Arnold In honor of Kevin Bente In memory of Evelyn White In honor of Robert L. Skelton Recognizes donors who contribute $100-$999 annually In honor of Jenny Vanden Berg

In honor of Clyde Dennis Aderholt In honor of Kimberly and Ryan Liebowitz's 10th Anniversary In memory of Thomas Alewine, Lauren Alewine, Mrs. Alberta Malone, and Katy Malatesta In memory of Mrs. Clifford Wilson

In memory of Mr. Alan Clardy

In memory of Ms. Terry Gray Strange In memory of Willie C. Bonds

In honor of UCBC staff and providers In honor of Jenny Vanden Berg In memory of Kelli Suzanne Linton

In memory of Jenny Penney Oliver In honor of Leslie Anderson In memory of Meli Arant and Pierce Arant In memory of Pete Argo

In memory of Patricia Ann Browning

In memory of Nancy J. Bruce In honor of Robert Elder

In memory of John W. Reed In honor of Jenny Vanden Berg In honor of Susie Malcom

In honor of Dr. Mark Vrana

In honor of Kirk Smith


In memory of Charles Fortson In memory of Wayne Middendorf

In honor of Kedmin Velez In memory of Ronnie Bassett In memory of Judy Smith

In memory of David G. Fisher In memory of Thomas Dyer

In honor of Dr. Gordon Schoenfeld In memory of Richard Hodgetts In memory of Dr. Elaine Beck

In honor of Jim Westphal In memory of Kenneth W. Munson and Kevin Glover

In honor of Dr. Cynthia Shepherd

In memory of Patricia Tate In honor of Dr. George Dougherty In honor of Jenny Vanden Berg

In honor of Steve Young

In honor of Dr. Frederick Flynt

In memory of Cleo Sheriff In honor of Jenny Vanden Berg In honor of Dr. Nikolinakos

In honor of chemotherapy nurses

In honor of Jim Westphal

In honor of Casey Geib In memory of Richard Hodgetts

In memory of David Wells

In honor of Richard Lynch and Brooks Arnold In memory of Jacob Hollis and Gail Lopes

In memory of Betty Fuller

In honor of Jenny Vanden Berg

In memory of Avis Crawford

In honor of Jenny Vanden Berg

In memory of Jerome Paulin

In memory of Nancy Bruce and Norman Fuller

In honor of Jenny Vanden Berg

In honor of all cancer patients

In memory of John Robinson

In honor of Kirk Smith and Dr. Ken Sherman In memory of AML

In memory of Ernie Graham In honor of Freddie Watson In memory of Pam Harrill and John Greer In memory of Horace Bowden In memory of Roy Manoll


In honor of Dr. Cynthia L. Shepherd In honor of the UCBC providers and staff In memory of Gayle Alexander and Dianne Bradford In memory of James Mitchell (Jack) Sharp, Jr In honor of Dr. Vrana

In memory of Billy Carol Gurley and Tommy Whitehead

In memory of Linda Hall Honeycutt and Cheryl King Hall In honor of all those battling prostate cancer In memory of James C. Hozey

In honor of Jenny Vanden Berg In memory of Robert Rushton

In honor of Dr. Ron Terry

In memory of Joe B. Linker, III In memory of Sybil Dull

In memory of Kay Glenn In memory of Eddie Lockamy

In memory of Devin Harris

In memory of Willie James Mapp In memory of O. Leonard Sumner, Jr In memory of Margaret Blue

In memory of Thelma R. Harvey

In memory of Barbara Ann Ayer In memory of Mary Ette Patrick Donation from The Holt-Kassay Fund at the Athens Area Community Foundation

In memory of Evelyn G. Lyle

In honor of Dr. George Dougherty

In memory of Richard Hodgetts

In honor of Brooks Arnold

In honor of Dr. George Dougherty

In honor of Richard L. Lynch In memory of Jeffrey Kingston

In memory of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Hill, Jr and Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Landrum II

In memory of Candy Mumford

In honor of Mark Hodge

In memory of Raymond Parker Malcom In memory of Roy E. Manoll, Jr. In memory of Vince Zippilli


In honor of Dr. Cynthia Shepherd In memory of Ruth G. Pixley In honor of Mable Montgomery In honor of Peggy Sue Williams In memory of Mike Williams and Andy Johnson

In honor of all cancer fighters In memory of Ronald Morris and Janet Morris

In memory of Pam DeVore and Peggy Frantz

In honor of Dr. Nikolinakos In memory of Naman Doyle Mauldin

In memory of Dr. James A. Batts, Jr

In memory of Nancy Primm

In memory of Larry Hamrick, DDS In honor of Rosalie Tripp In memory of Gail Lester In honor of all of our family members who have battled cancer In memory of Charlene McCullick

In memory of Kaaren Rawlings and Sandy Curtiss In honor of Jenny Vanden Berg In memory of Lakshmi Manohara Rebala In honor of all fighting this horrible disease

In memory of Toni Merz and Susie Soccol

In memory of Rodger Carroll In honor of Nancy S. McKissick

In memory of Pete Argo

In memory of Billy Carol Gurley In memory of Linda Taylor and Peggy Thrasher

In honor of Tim Meyer In honor of all of us who have struggled or are struggling with cancer

In memory of Priscilla Agerton In honor of Dr. George Dougherty In honor of Jerry and Julia Park and Carol and Bob Barksdale

In honor of Hannah Rowan In memory of Richard Hodgetts

In memory of Jack and Judy Koetzle

In honor of the Zielinski family In memory of Barrett Fisher

In honor of Jenny Vanden Berg

In memory of Howard Mickey Yarnell

In memory of JoAnn Carter Wilks

In honor of Sheila Sales

In memory of John H. Pass and Terissa Schultz In memory of Bruce Sayer In memory of Janice Carlson In memory of Sue Duffie and Gilbert Schmidt


In honor of Valerie Fagan

In memory of Richard Hodgetts

In honor of Petros Nikolinakos In memory of Morris and Jan Teasley In memory of Robert Archie Rushton In memory of George Alan Clardy and Horace M. Bowden In memory of Rosemary Tyson In memory of Rodger and Susette Carroll

In memory of Juanita B. Milton

In memory of Sara S. Phillips In honor of Dr. George Dougherty In honor of Jenny Vanden Berg In memory of Albert John Green, Jr

In honor of Dr. Tom Wells and family In memory of Bob Sires

In memory of Karen Conine

In memory of Ida Huston In memory of Doris Sutton Pierce

Donation from The Weeks Family Fund at the Athens Area Community Foundation

Donation from The Smith-Tomporowski Family Fund at the Athens Area Community Foundation

In memory of George Harrison In memory of Andy Johnson

In memory of Vicki Rozier

In memory of Helen Baker Wilburn

In memory of Dan Elder

In memory of Richard Hodgetts

In memory of Jim Stoudenmire In honor and memory of all breast cancer patients

In memory of family members In memory of Reba Hutchins Aaron In memory of Gladys L. Strickland In honor of Herbert Hammond, Mary Lou Wright, and Wren Wright In memory of Robert Rushton

In memory of Allison Tackett


Recognizes donors who contribute $1-$99 annually

In memory of Ed Hasel

In memory of Shirley C. Bond and Hope Dawson Bell In memory of Robert Rushton

In honor of James R. Akins

In memory of Jurell Ruis

In honor of Ruby Nell Allen

In honor of Kay Broach

In honor of Susan Tuggle In memory of Jurell Ruis In honor of Diane McCants

In memory of G. Larry Hamrick

In honor of Edward L. Jackson In honor of Diane F. Bell In honor of Phil Caskey, Janey Cooley, Margaret McDonald, and Judi Daniel Lawson

In memory of William Warren Chandler, Jr

In honor of Helen Maxine Bruce

In memory of Phyllis Nelms

In memory of Robert Rushton In honor of Elly Purvis In memory of Ralph and Linda Magnes In memory of Richard Hodgetts

In honor of Franklin Pinson

In memory of Mavis N. Allgood In memory of Sheryl Buffkin

In honor of Kacey Cochran Burger

In memory of Lorie Burke

In memory of Jimmy Conner

In memory of Phyllis Bingham In memory of Juan Cruz In memory of Robert Archie Rushton

In memory of Nancy Bruce

In honor of Brian Sean Coughlin In honor of cancer survivors

In memory of Emily Booth In memory of Marcia Butts In memory of Betty Snead In honor of Jenny Vanden Berg

In honor of Dr. George Dougherty

In memory of Jane Harper

In honor of University Cancer & Blood Center

In memory of Claude Branch, Jr

In memory of Caine Campbell

In honor of Carolyn In honor of Essie Craft

In memory of Billy Gurley Donation also given by Rita and Jeff Pickens, and Aaron, Laura, and Annie Grace Anderson.


(continued) In memory of Judy Beatty Smith In memory of Mary Ann Crawford

In honor of Dr. Terry

In memory of Candace Langford

In memory of Diann Floyd

In memory of Richard Hodgetts

In memory of Robert Rushton

In memory of James Whitlock

In memory of Roy Edward Manoll In memory of Roy E. Manoll, Jr In memory of Robert Archie Rushton

In memory of Doris Brooks

In memory of Roy Manoll In memory of Irene and Bill Coe In memory of Virginia Clark and Raleigh Thomas

In honor of Jacob Day In memory of David Day

In memory of Barbara Ayer

In memory of Otha Porter

In honor of Suzanne Meers

In memory of Kenneth Smith In memory of Mr. Frank Elder

In honor of Dr. Jeff Thomas In memory of Mr. Emory Gilree, Sr

In honor of all who are going through treatment

In memory of Roy Manoll

In honor of Jenny Vanden Berg

In memory of Katy Malatesta

In memory of Robert Rushton

In memory of Mary Gray Hamner Gust

In memory of Barbara Ayer

In memory of Johnny Hector

In memory of Robert Guinyard

In honor of Libby McKinney

In memory of C. Haas, Sr

In memory of Don Wilmoth and Mike Thompson

In memory of Robert Rushton In honor of Paul Bomboulian and Glen Wiggans

In memory of Jim and Helen Everett In memory of Mary Emma Akins In honor of Dr. George Dougherty

In honor of Joanne Thompson

In memory of Lois Faust

In memory of Robin Ladd Hatton

In honor of the staff members of University Cancer and Blood Center In honor of Dr. Flynt


(continued) In memory of Nancy Townsend

In honor of Brooks Arnold

In memory of Dwayne Kesler

In memory of Jurell Ruis In memory of friends

In memory of Riley Evan (Van) Mitchell In honor of Judith Carpenter

In memory of Maurice Thibaudeau In memory of Janice P. Mize

In memory of Margarte Klonowski

In honor of Joan Riddling In memory of Diana M. Morgan

In honor of Tony Komac and Dr. D

In memory of Gary Roling In memory of Virginia Bole Gillert

In honor of Ann Copeland In honor of Benny Mullet

In memory of Barbara Ayer

In memory of Maury Maher In memory of Richard Hodgetts

In memory of Roy Edward Manoll, Jr In honor of University Cancer and Blood Center

In memory of Richard Hodgetts In memory of Camilla D. Bergeron In honor of Paul Letostak In memory of Ellen Letostak

In honor of Dr. Glen Wiggans In honor of Mrs. Peek In memory of Irene C. Scales

In memory of Mrs. Barbara Ann Ayer

In memory of Charlene McCullick In memory of Pere Picas

In honor of Cass Maliszewski

In memory of Jimmy Goss

In memory of Ruth and Harold Akerman

In memory of Robert Rushton

In honor and memory of family and friends

In memory of Bessie Mathis

In memory of Jurell Ruis

In memory of Paul Miller

In honor of Jessica Nickelsen

In memory of Mrs. Emily Booth

In memory of Annette Herndon

In memory of Richard Hodgetts

In memory of Robert Rushton

In honor of University Cancer and Blood Center

In honor of Ken Sherman


(continued) In memory of Richard Hodgetts In memory of Madie Carney

In memory of Ronald Lee Bell In memory of Robert Rushton In memory of Helen Patrick In honor of Dr. Nikolinakos and all the nurses and staff at UCBC In memory of Mary M. Field

In honor of Linda Sky In memory of Richard Hodgetts In memory of Mary and Coe "Buddy" Moore In memory of Pat Cardin

In memory of Richard Hodgetts In memory of Richard Hodgetts

In memory of Estella Wood

In memory of Joseph Tiller

In memory of Thomas Wood

In memory of our mothers In memory of Judy Beatty Smith

In honor of Captain Chuck Stone In memory of Mr. E. B. Johnson, Jr

In memory of Larry Hamrick

In memory of Bobby Ray Horne

In memory of Judy Beatty Smith In honor of Thomas Valego In memory of Richard Hodgetts

In honor of Dr. Terry

In honor of Joe Campodonico

In memory of Richard Hodgetts

In honor of O. Leonard Sumner, Jr

In memory of Robert Rushton

In memory of Pavline Voyles

In honor of Dr. George Dougherty

In memory of Richard Hodgetts In honor of all that need

In memory of Janet Morris

In honor of Glen and Marlo Wiggans In honor of Glen and Marlo Wiggans’ 50th Wedding Anniversary In memory of Tom Whitehead

In memory of Roy Manoll


Donation from the Winthrop Fund at the Athens Area Community Foundation

In memory of W.H. and Marjorie NeSmith

In memory of Lillian Atchison Bush, Ray Palmer Bush, Sr., B.N. “Tinker� Boatright, and Norma Guerard Crane

In honor of Dr. Mark Vrana Donation from the Briscoe Family Foundation at the Athens Area Community Foundation In honor of Emily Phillips n honor of Nina Hopkinson, Chuck Hopkinson, Frances Hensley, JoBeth Allen, Stuart Fors, Mark Ebell, Sally Ross, Brooke Stortz, Gus Beniger, Jacy Rojewski, John Workman, Jeannine Collins, Ginny Lynch, Jim Shehane, Kay Giese, and Kate Finch In memory of Jim Stoudenmire, Jacob Hollis, Gail Lopes, Charo Garcia-Hurtado, Ken Bierma, John Hornberger, Roy Grob, and Randy Manning

In honor of Dr. Mark Vrana

If you believe your name was omitted in error, please contact Gabrielle Dukes at gdukes@cfnega.org or 706.308.7269.


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